About Abode Tours
A grass-root community-based tourism project established in 2002
offering home stays in remote communities and tours off the beaten track,
enhancing traveler experiences supporting the local people of Laggala and Mannar regions in Sri Lanka.
Our community based organization specializes in trips and tours for visitors wanting to go beyond the standard guidebook offers. For people who are willing to go with the flow, live in basic conditions and learn more about remote communities, the history, mystical and fabulous aspects of the country. To plan a more insightful tour of Sri Lanka please drop a mail to Abode Tours.
Articles Published about our work
A Simple Abode, Geographical Magazine, November 2008.
Sri Lanka's untouched Walpolamulla, New Zealand Listener, September 2011.
Inside Sri Lanka's Former War Zones, The Telegraph, April 2013
Friends in High Places, The Guardian, Agust 2011.
The Right to Roam, The Guardian, March 2011.
Gal Oya Boat Safari, September 2012
Northern Sri Lanka trip, May 2010
Eco Tourist organizations
Ethical Conservation, Experience Travel Group, November 2009
Off-grid in the Knuckles – Travel Tales, Experience Travel Group, November 2017
Tourism Concern, 2015 - a UK charity organization promoting tourism that benefits local people in tourist destinations.
- Village Monde - a Canadian a non-governmental organization that promotes the development of a network for sustainable tourism in unexplored destinations; for the benefit of local communities and to the delight of the travelers.